Meet the Team
Shoreline Dental is represented by a group of warm, caring, intelligent and compassionate women. And Cory too. These ladies work hard to make every experience at Shoreline Dental an exceptional one. You can learn a little more about each of them below.
Meghan graduated with honors at the top of her class from Cypress College. She was awarded a scholarship by the Orange County Dental Hygiene Society for her leadership and commitment to her profession. Meghan was born and raised in Yorba Linda and she enjoys meeting new people, being with family and friends, working out, and outdoor activities.
Adrienne has been a welcome addition to our team of hygienists and brings a lot of experience, having started her career in Florida before moving to San Clemente in 2009. Having worked more recently in Dana Point, she comes with multiple honors in her studies and career and earned her Soft Tissue Laser Fellowship Certificate in 2014. She loves to travel and says one of her favorite places to visit is Paris.
Anna has over 13 years of chairside experience as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She grew up and began her career on Long Island, New York. She received her Soft Tissue Laser certification in 2007, shortly after moving to the San Diego area and loves nothing more spending time at the beach with her husband and two pups.
Austin has three years of Dental Hygiene experience and comes expertly trained in many of the latest advances in patient care including Soft Tissue Laser Certification. She has spent time in several parts of California, most recently in Petaluma. She loves being active outdoors including running along the beach and spending time with her nieces and nephews.
Katie has over 12 years of dental experience as a Treatment Coordinator in a variety of office settings. She possesses an expansive knowledge of the insurance industry and is a great advocate for patients in maximizing their insurance benefits to achieve their dental goals. She grew up surfing the beaches of San Clemente and has felt at home here in town. She loves to travel and spend time with her two young boys
Front Office & Marketing Specialist
Rosalind is likely one of the first friendly faces you will see when you come through the door. She brings several years experience in both the dental and hospitality industries. She is a long time San Clemente local having grown up here all her life. She also has a background in marketing and loves to travel with her husband. Be sure to ask her about her many adventures.
Jackie joins our team as Appointment Coordinator after spending several years in the hospitality industry. As the gatekeeper for our busy schedule, Jackie works diligently to maximize the time of patients and staff alike to ensure that everyone’s time is valued. Jackie grew up as a cross country runner and can be often found wakeboarding in her spare time.
Registered Dental Assistant
Natisha has over 10 years of chairside experience as a Registered Dental Assistant. She actually worked alongside Dr. Ritzau years ago while working together at a great office in Riverside before they both have since transitioned to Orange County. She enjoys spending time with her two daughters and being in the outdoors.
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Maria has over ten years experience in the dental field as dental assistant as is one of the few in the industry to complete the prestigious Expanded Functions II level certification at UCLA. Her expertise and experience allow her the ability to handle many chairside functions and maximize patient and doctor time with increased office efficiency. Maria enjoys
Registered Dental Assistant
Meia received her official dental assisting license over 10 years ago and has worked in several specialty fields including endodontics and oral surgery. She has spent time in several Western states including Arizona and Washington but currently resides in North County San Diego. She enjoys long rides on the back of her Harley, hot yoga, and spending time as Auntie to her two nieces.
Emily is originally from Florida and moved to the area as her husband was transferred to Camp Pendleton to serve in the USMC. Emily started over 2 years ago new to the dental field, but quickly impressed us by how fast she learns and has adapted to how we do things at Shoreline Dental. She enjoys doing DIY projects at home and spending time with her first little newborn daughter!
Cory has come to wear a lot of hats in the dental office. He may pick up the phone when you call the office or send you one of many letters throughout the year as a patient or new patient. He helps the girls with their technological challenges and helps in the office maintenance along the way. His main goal is to ensure that everyone enjoys their entire experience here at the dental office.
He enjoys socializing with patients and getting to know the many individuals that come through the office door. He also acts as a personal assistant (and husband) to Dr. Ritzau to keep her busy and happy!